International organizations demand justice in deadly attack against opponents of Tahoe Resources’ mine

By | May 1st, 2014|amensty, assasination, Minera San Rafael, mineria, Mining, San Rafael Las Flores, state of siege, Tahoe Resources|

Merilyn Topacio Reynoso Pacheco, 1997 - 2014. (Photo: Danilo Zuleta)   Two weeks have passed since the deadly attack against Alex and Topacio Reynoso, community leaders from Mataquescuintla, Jalapa who were actively opposed to Tahoe Resources' Escobal mine in southeastern Guatemala. Topacio, just 16 years old, was killed, and her father was seriously [...]

Urgent communique denouncing assassination of Santos Fidel Ajau Suret, member of La Puya encampment

By | July 12th, 2013|assasination, communique, Kappes Cassiday & Associates, La Puya, Mining, San José del Golfo, San Pedro Ayampuc, Yolanda Oqueli|

On Tuesday, July 9, Santos Fidel Ajau Suret, a member of the ongoing peaceful resistance at La Puya, was assassinated. The MadreSelva Collective released the following communique denouncing his assassination. Translation by NISGUA, in Spanish here.  Urgent CommuniqueWe denounce the cowardly assassination of Santos Fidel Ajau Suret, activist of La Puya encampmentSanto Fidel Ajau Suret, [...]